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communication theory Line breaks: com|mu¦ni|ca¦tion the¦ory
(also communications theory)

Definition of communication theory in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The branch of knowledge dealing with the principles and methods by which information is conveyed: the study of communication theory in journalism institutions
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  • He responded, ‘Yes, that's right, it's got a lot to do with social science, behavioural science, communication theory and market research.’
  • Summarizing his findings, he stresses that mathematical and cognitive models from communication theory have neglected the more affective aspects of narrative.
  • He then went on to teach communication theory at Macquarie University and the London College of Printing.

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